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METRO EVENT | Thorne Dreyer’s Birthday Bash August 1 is NJP, ‘Rag Blog’ benefit

Event features jazz singer Sarah Sharp and Bruce Melton’s Climate Change Band.

Event: Thorne Dreyer’s 74th Birthday Bash
What: Benefit for New Journalism Project
When: Thursday, August 1, 2019, 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: The High Road on Dawson
Address: 700 Dawson Rd., Austin, TX 78704
Phone: 512-442-8535
Bands: Jazz vocalist Sarah Sharp; Climate Change Band
Admission: $10 Suggested Donation

AUSTIN — Thorne Dreyer’s 74th Birthday Bash is Thursday, August 1, 6-9:30 p.m., at the High Road on Dawson, 700 Dawson Road in Austin. Featured performers are jazz vocalist Sarah Sharp and Bruce Melton’s Climate Change Band.

The event benefits the New Journalism Project, a Texas 501(c)(3) nonprofit. NJP publishes The Rag Blog, sponsors Rag Radio, and publishes NJP Books. The event is open to the public with a $10 suggested donation. Cash Bar, pizza, birthday cake, books, t-shirts, and Hawaiian shirts will be available.

Anne Lewis will give a brief report on the border situation, Bruce Melton will discuss his recent Yosemite Park environmental expedition, and Alice Embree will talk about the NJP book project, and there will be some poetry reading.

Thorne Dreyer, a pioneering ‘60s underground journalist and longtime Austin activist, is editor of The Rag Blog, host of Rag Radio, and an editor at NJP Publishing.

See the Facebook Event Page.

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